Air Vehicle Proposal Engineer IV – Flight Sciences, Melbourne, Fl

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Melbourne, FL

Requisition ID: R10086363
Category: Engineering
Location: Melbourne, FL, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr Principal Air Vehicle Proposal Engineer – Flight Sciences to support our Vehicle Engineering team in Melbourne, FL.  Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter that flourishes in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment with minimal direction.

Key Responsibilities:

Provides technical guidance and coordinate a small team of engineers in proposal activities supporting a Corporate Priority Win Effort

Leads a team responsible for producing the engineering artifacts to support capture efforts

The team will be engaged in estimating, cost reduction opportunities, hardware trade studies associated with sourcing, and Integrated Master Plan (IMP) / Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) activities

Verifies the proposal offering meets requirements and is capable of being executed within the specified contract limits

Ensures that the proposal is technically sound and meets all budgetary and schedule requirements

Attends internal program, customer, and supplier technical exchange meetings and/or formal program milestone reviews to provide and obtain status updates

Reports to both the Air Vehicle IPT Leader and to the Air Vehicle Proposal Manager

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 9+ years of relevant engineering experience; OR Master’s degree and 7+ years of relevant engineering experience; OR Ph.D. and 4+ years of related engineering experience

At least one degree must be in an applicable STEM discipline

Must have some experience in a Flight Sciences discipline: Aerodynamics, Vehicle Performance, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Configuration Design, Propulsion, Mass Properties, Loads & Dynamics, and/or Guidance Navigation & Control (GNC)

Must have working knowledge of Air Vehicle fields (Airframe, Subsystems, etc.)

Active DoD Secret clearance or higher (background investigation completed within the last 6 years or is under continuous evaluation)

Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Access Programs (SAP) prior to the commencement of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

Familiarity with NX CAD software and Teamcenter PLM

Experience leading a project or team

Earned Value Management (EVM) experience

Experience with proposals and program captures within the Aerospace and Defense industry

Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

Salary Range: $112,000 USD – $168,000 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10086363 2023.01.14

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